Tag Archives: sustainability

Bob’s Speaker Notes, Forum on Sustainability, OCU Chapel, September 8, 2011

I will start with a joke, but it will be a quick one, so pay attention. GEORGE BUSH The present situation is out of control.  We face a triple threat – peak oil, economic irrationality, climate instability.  The combination of … Continue reading

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Cooperatives, Deflation, Peak Oil, Food Storage

It’s my opinion that cooperatives offer working people the best chance of preserving their economic opportunities going forward into the coming troubles.  Here is an article that explains how the Mondragon Cooperatives of Spain carry out their worker-owned businesses. Mondragon … Continue reading

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Compendium of Useful Information

As the situation spirals down, we’re all going to need to learn new skills and remember old knowledge in order to successfully adapt to the realities of a future with less fossil fuel energy, more climate instability, less money, more … Continue reading

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Success principles for local food cooperatives.

This post is an email I sent today to the membership of the Oklahoma Food Cooperative +++ As the 2010 Annual Meeting gets closer, let’s take a look at some of the principles that have contributed significantly to our success. … Continue reading

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Quite the interesting times. . .

It’s been a busy couple of weeks.  The students from Creighton have come and gone and they accomplished quite a bit during their few days of social justice/care of Creation “bootcamp”.  They made bread and biscuits and whole wheat chocolate cake … Continue reading

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OKC’s Walkability Score

Well, we aren’t at the very last place, but we are #36 our of 40 large cities ranked at http://walkscore.com/rankings/most-walkable-cities.php for our walkability factor.  Our score is 43, the #1 city is San Francisco with a score of 83. My neighborhood, … Continue reading

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OKC ranks at the bottom “again”

Yet another study finds that Oklahoma City ranks near the bottom of our nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas in an important sustainability measure — carbon emissions. We are significantly above the national average for both residential and transportation carbon emissions. … Continue reading

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